Category: Golf and food

Versatility, immediacy, longevity: the LUGANA

Sommelier Roberto Matetich tells us the secrets of Lugana, the official wine of the 77th Italian Open

The Milanese September temperatures, much softer than the oppressive heat of the nearby August but still far from the autumnal greyness, encourage you to discover and discover. On this occasion, we went towards a rediscovery, participating in the “Armonie senza tempo” (Timeless Harmony) Masterclass, held by the Lugana DOC Consortium to tell the public about the lesser-known aspects of a wine that is often an underrated protagonist of our tables.

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Brunello di Montalcino 2015, just released

Brunello di Montalcino is the Tuscan wine with the longest maturation: it requires over 4 years of ageing. By law, it must remain in wooden barrels for at least 24 months and can only be put on sale starting from January of the fifth year following the harvest. So, this year the 2015’s Brunello are coming out (2016’s Brunello will be released from January 2021).

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Great Merlot made in Tuscany

Like Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot is a successful grape of Bordeaux region in France, that has been planted all over the world. There are sought-after wines made with Merlot like Château Petrus in Pomerol (France). At the same time, Merlot is sometimes blamed for its simplicity.

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I Balzini – Wines produced with passion in the heart of Tuscany

In a border area between the Chianti Classico and the Val d’Elsa, halfway from Florence and Siena, overlooking the marvellous city of San Gimignano and its towers, for almost 40 years I Balzini has been producing long-lived, elegant wines. The winery was founded by Vincenzo D’Isanto, later joined by his wife Antonella and more recently by his daughter Diana. Since few years Diana is leading the family business.

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